PARIS — Defending champion Rafael Nadal reached the third round of the French Open by beating American player Mackenzie McDonald 6-1, 6-0, 6-3.
The No. 2-seeded Spaniard is looking to win his record-extending 13th French Open title and equal Roger Federer’s men’s record of 20 major titles overall.
Nadal improved his record at Roland Garros to 95-2 when he sealed victory on his first match point.
He next faces either Stefano Travaglia of Italy.